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Legislative Day of July 17, 2017

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12:00:01 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:08 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Scott Taylor to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:45 P.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 2:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
12:18:00 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 17.
2:00:05 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:13 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:15 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Wilson of SC to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:01:40 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:07:19 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 4:45 P.M. today.
4:45:27 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 17.
4:45:40 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:45:44 P.M. H.R. 2210 Mr. Dunn moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2210 — "To designate the community living center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Butler Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the "Sergeant Joseph George Kusick VA Community Living Center"."
4:46:11 P.M. H.R. 2210 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:46:13 P.M. H.R. 2210 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2210.
4:58:39 P.M. H.R. 2210 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
5:05:26 P.M. H.J. Res. 92 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the resolution. H.J. Res. 92 — "Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to amend the Washington Area Transit Regulation Compact."
5:05:38 P.M. H.J. Res. 92 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:05:40 P.M. H.J. Res. 92 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.J. Res. 92.
5:13:31 P.M. H.J. Res. 92 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
5:13:55 P.M. H.J. Res. 76 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the resolution, as amended. H.J. Res. 76 — "Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to a enter into a compact relating to the establishment of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission."
5:14:04 P.M. H.J. Res. 76 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:14:05 P.M. H.J. Res. 76 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.J. Res. 76.
5:39:47 P.M. H.J. Res. 76 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
5:40:21 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:25 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 17.
6:30:38 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of motions to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:30:57 P.M. H.R. 2210 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2210 — "To designate the community living center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Butler Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the "Sergeant Joseph George Kusick VA Community Living Center"."
6:55:26 P.M. H.R. 2210 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 401 - 0 (Roll no. 379).
6:55:27 P.M. H.R. 2210 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:55:54 P.M. H.J. Res. 92 Considered as unfinished business. H.J. Res. 92 — "Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to amend the Washington Area Transit Regulation Compact."
7:03:34 P.M. H.J. Res. 92 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 402 - 0 (Roll no. 380).
7:04:01 P.M. H.J. Res. 76 Considered as unfinished business. H.J. Res. 76 — "Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to a enter into a compact relating to the establishment of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission."
7:10:17 P.M. H.J. Res. 76 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 399 - 5 (Roll no. 381).
7:10:22 P.M. H.J. Res. 76 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
7:10:48 P.M. Mr. Burgess filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 451.
7:12:27 P.M. Mr. Simpson filed a report from the Committee on Appropriations on H.R. 3266.
7:12:46 P.M. Mr. Culberson filed a report from the Committee on Appropriations on H.R. 3267.
7:13:05 P.M. Mr. Aderholt filed a report from the Committee on Appropriations on H.R. 3268.
7:13:39 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:26:02 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
9:21:14 P.M. Mr. Abraham moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:21:26 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:21:27 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on July 18, 2017.
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